Specimen Requirements

Title

COPPER, 24 HOUR URINE

Specimen Requirement

COLLECT 24 HOUR URINE IN ACID WASHED OR METAL FREE CONTAINER. MIX WELL AND SEND MINIMUM 7 ML REFRIGERATED IN AN ACID WASHED OR METAL FREE PLASTIC SCREW-CAPPED CONTAINER. RECORD TOTAL VOLUME ON CONTAINER AND TEST ORDER FORM. CALL LAB FOR COLLECTION CONTAINER.

Methodology

Stability

Room Temp 5 days; Refrigerated 14 days; Frozen 30 days

Reference Range

By Report*

Turnaround

3-7 days Performed Sun, Wed, Fri

Clinical Use

Test Code

UCOP